Tag Archives: “Robert Hurwitt”

Meet our Earl of Kent: Aldo Billingslea

During the run of King Lear (Sep. 16–Oct. 11) we will be posting interviews with the cast to help our audiences get to know the men and women behind some of Shakespeare’s most tragic characters. What was the first role they ever … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 2015 Season, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Congratulations to L. Peter Callender

Our longtime friend and Associate Artist, L. Peter Callender, got rave reviews from the San Francisco Chronicle‘s theater critic for his portrayal of Mr. M. Even in Athol Fugard’s My Children, My Africa over at Marin Theatre Company. Writes Robert … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Main Stage | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Chron likes us, too.

Last week (and, hey—last year!) I let you know that we made it onto the year-end “best of” lists for both the East Bay Express and Theater Dogs. Today I’m happy to report that, over at the San Francisco Chronicle, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in By Stefanie Kalem, Main Stage | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vanya: Open. Man: Leaping.

Yeah, the Chron‘s little man is leaping out of his chair for us. Writes critic Robert Hurwitt, “[Director Timothy] Near, the outgoing head of San Jose Repertory Theatre, delivers a beautifully orchestrated Vanya“in her California Shakespeare Theater debut. Working with … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Main Stage | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A little corn before your turkey, breaders?

First off, “breaders” is a term coined (we hope) by Cal Shakes Associate Artist Nancy Carlin when she was writing a production blog for the 2007 season production of Man and Superman; it’s shorthand for “blog readers.” And of course, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in By Stefanie Kalem, Main Stage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment